Logic: we need to establish parameters for sustainable success for the environment, community and our businesses. Pricing is complicated, and incoming and outgoing costs may vary, requiring constant research. Cultural negligence is an opportunity loss for all of us. If after reading this, it also resonates with you, I want to know you exist. IfContinue Reading Ethical Pricing is a Triple Bottom Line
This isn’t a sale pitch. It’s more like a public record of why I do what I do. This may change over time and most certainly will be perceived differently by others, but I have always felt the need to anchor my personal values somehow in my work to create meaningfulness. Rules and boundaries haveContinue Reading Choice is Freedom
Spring is a good time to plant the Apothecary Muse soap wrappers you’ve been saving. You might have noticed the note: “WRAPPED IN PLANTABLE PAPER” shown on the side of your favorite bars of soap. Hopefully, you saved the wrappers so you might plant them and get a second round of sensory enjoyment! The labelsContinue Reading Planting your soap labels!
Safety: ALWAYS Wear protective clothing when handling raw materials: Pants, Long Sleeves, Gloves, apron, closed toe shoes, goggles (and mask when handling lye). Hat or hair tie helps prevent touching face. PREVENT contamination Please notify the instructor upon registration if there are any allergies or sensitivities. Use dedicated tools for each raw material. NO foodContinue Reading Artisan Code of Conduct
JOIN IN! What are we doing? Using people power, we are working together to share outdoor experiences with others, improve photography skills, enhance environmental awareness and grow our community along the way. Kinds of images Use the DAILY THEMES below for inspiration when you are outside and share on Instagram. Your images can be anythingContinue Reading March Adventure Challenge
If you’ve recently purchased a bar of my soap, you might be wondering what that red code is on the bottom right of the front panel on the label. Previously, it included only the style number which I figured might be useful one day. I opted not to include the date stamp on previous batches,Continue Reading Hidden Puzzle?